• The Phoenician: A Culinary Experience

    August 30, 2019

    Quality is what I found consistent among the eateries at The Phoenician: A Luxury Resort. From the crafted cocktails at The Phoenician Tavern to the 8oz filet at Jean-Georges Vongerichten concept, I was never disappointed with the food at the AAA Five-Diamond resort! Below, I listed my top recommendations and provided additional insight on each…

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  • Summer Checklist Featuring V8+HYDRATE

    June 25, 2019

    We’re officially in the first week of summer! Since I live in Tucson, our “summer” temperatures started a bit sooner so I was able to create a pool checklist. Anytime I go to the pool in the 100+ degree weather, it’s usually a process. I need to make sure I’m properly equipped with all of…

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  • Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain: A Culinary Experience

    January 30, 2019

    The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is a desert luxury experience nestled into the historical foothills of the Tortolita Mountains, where the Hohokam tribe resided until 1450 AD. Alex and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay sponsored with the Ritz-Carlton. It was a weekend getaway filled with a divine culinary experience and plenty of relaxation. As someone who…

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  • Gingerbread House Dining Experience at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

    December 28, 2017

    To get into the holiday spirit, Alex and I dined in the Ritz-Carlton’s adobe-styled gingerbread house! Having dinner inside the life-sized gingerbread house was a magical experience two days before Christmas. After driving through the cacti lit with twinkling lights, we arrived at the resort and were graciously welcomed by several congenial staff. We spotted…

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  • Wedding Season in New York

    August 4, 2017

    Generally speaking, wedding season falls between Spring and Fall. Finding the perfect wedding attire can present a challenge depending on the formality of the wedding but when in doubt, go with a high-quality fabric that has an a-line cut. A nice fabric never fails, and an a-line cut is flattering on everyone. Ted Baker Sunglasses…

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  • R Bar Energy Partnership

    June 3, 2017

    I am ecstatic to tell you about my recent partnership with an amazing company based in Tucson: R Bar Energy!! I started using R Bar Energy products last summer when I stumbled across them in my bike shop. What appealed to me was the minimum ingredients that were used to create the product. I always…

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  • Memorial Day Weekend

    May 31, 2017

    On Saturday, I did my first ever bike fit and had aerobars installed! Look out for that post later this week. I needed to get my training in for my 70.3 Ironman and decided to stay in town. However, Alex and I still wanted to do something fun. He proposed the idea of a staycation…

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  • #SingleNoMoe

    May 22, 2017

    I can’t believe yesterday marked a year from when my high school sweetheart proposed to me on the football field of Marana High School and I responded “Yes!” Around the time of the proposal, I was living in New York and pursuing a marketing career in the fashion industry, and Alex was working in Transmission…

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  • Tucson’s Top Five Margaritas

    May 6, 2017

    For everyone in Tucson looking to grab a hand-crafted margarita for Cinco de Mayo weekend, look no further! I have five local places that offer diverse margaritas: Café Poca Cosa, Guadalajara Grill, Reforma Cocina Y Cantina, Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails and Pasco Kitchen + Lounge. 1. Café Poca Cosa In general, this place takes the…

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